March 14, 2016

What are you reading. I'm deep in the Bronze Age! For a corrective to our frequent underestimation of our human ancestors—their ingenuity, artistry, energy—try Cyprian Broodbank's The Making of the Middle Sea and Adam Nicolson's Why Homer Matters. Both include treasures: fascinating pictures of the gold leaf masks which accompanied the wealthy dead—even children—into their Bronze age tumuli; exquisitely detailed Greek jars showing gods in action, bringing myths to life; and weapons, more than ever before, almost mass produced. Both raise such questions about human nature....


  • Ghost Dog , Ghost Cave , Ghost Letter and Ghost Dagger are available at independent bookstores as well as on Amazon and Kindle.
  • Find them at BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78703;
  • Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe 87501, and
  • MacDonald Bookshop, 152 E. Elkhorn, Estes Park, CO 80517.

Now Ghost Dagger is available on Kindle as well as in print! Kindle link.